Statement Visa Ban

CARPO Statement on President Trump’s Visa Ban

06 February 2017

The Center for Applied Research in Partnership with the Orient (CARPO) welcomes the recent federal district and federal appeals court decisions to block President Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) from entry into the United States for at least 90 days. We consider this Executive Order as highly discriminatory and as undermining values of humanity in general and values that are central to successful research, education as well as policy-making in particular, such as openness, inclusion, and global exchange. Read full statement

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